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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Vinca Minor is also known as common periwinkle, dwarf periwinkle, lesser periwinkle, and creeping myrtle. This plant is a member of the Apocynaceae family and is native to Eastern Europe. This perennial herb is most often used as a ground cover because it is fast spreading and resistant to wildlife, such as deer.
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This ground cover plant is best known for its lush, green foliage and flowers that bloom during the spring and summer. The color depends upon the variety but can include blue, white, and pink. The USDA hardiness zones recommended for this plant is 4 to 9 and grows best in well-drained soils. When planted 4 to 6 inches apart, this plant will form a thick ground cover and be approximately 4 to 6 feet off the ground when fully mature. It also grows best if pruned back during the spring, because it comes back very quickly.
Vinca Minor is a great choice for any area of the garden that needs some coverage. It is also a good option for areas near pathways and concrete porches. It is also helpful in controlling erosion and thrives on sloping hillsides.
Periwinkle bares small blue flowers and stretches moderately fast across forest floors. This plant grows best in full sun, but can also thrive in shaded areas. Periwinkle, being a ground cover plant, grows only three to six inches tall, but can climb out several feet a year in rich, well-drained soil. This plant is a beautiful ground cover. However, it does need some upkeep to stop it from taking over your garden.
Botanical Name: Vinca Minor
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4
Mature Height: 3 to 6 inches
Mature Width: 2 plus feet
Growth Per Year: A medium growth rate can widen several feet per year.
Light Requirement: flowers bloom best in full sun, but can grow in moderate to high shade as well.
Soil Requirement: Rich soil, well drained
Periwinkle bares small blue flowers and stretches moderately fast across forest floors
This plant grows best in full sun, but can also thrive in shaded areas. Periwinkle, being a ground cover plant, grows only three to six inches tall, but can climb out several feet a year in rich, well-drained soil. This plant is a beautiful ground cover. However, it does need some upkeep to stop it from taking over your garden.